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An explosion in Iraq's capital Wednesday morning struck a crowded market. The attack has been claimed by the Islamic State, SITE Intelligence Group reports.
May 11, 2016
"They're stuck in a predicament that teaches them that that's who they are. And that that's how they fit into the world," says Harvard Economist Ron Ferguson.
May 11, 2016
The expansion of the Panama Canal, a $5 billion project, opens next month and aims to triple the canal's capacity with bigger ships. A Chinese freighter will be the first one through the new locks.
May 11, 2016
His daughter, Kelly Carlin, has announced that she's donating her late father's archives to the museum, which opens next year in Jamestown, N.Y.
May 11, 2016
The river enters Delhi relatively clean but by the time it flows out, it's a "toxic cocktail of sewage, industrial waste and surface runoff," says an environmentalist. Urbanization is partly to blame.
May 11, 2016
More than a year after Staples announced the $6.3 billion merger, a judge has blocked it, saying it would hurt competition in the office supplies industry. The companies then called off the deal.
May 10, 2016
The Mountaineer State played to many of Sanders strengths — it's a heavily white, working class state where voters were angry about the Obama administration's policies.
May 10, 2016
The woman's family is considering legal action, according to a Muslim advocacy group. Citadel's president says a headscarf would violate the school's uniform policy, part of a core lesson on teamwork.
May 10, 2016
More airstrikes. More kidnappings. More aerial attacks. How will the medical aid group protect its workers, patients and hospitals?
May 10, 2016
The fallout continues after the tech website Gizmodo published an article on Monday alleging that Facebook wasn't just relying on algorithms to identify trending topics on the social media platform.
May 10, 2016
Of the more than 1,200 planets in the latest trove turned up by NASA's Kepler space telescope, about half seem to be rocky, like Earth.
May 10, 2016
Under current rules, foods containing more than 3 grams of fat per serving can't make call themselves "healthy" on labels. But that excludes many foods, like Kind bars, that contain healthful nuts.
May 10, 2016
Five small islands in the Pacific were swallowed up by the sea, which is rising because of climate change. The islands were not inhabited but some islands that are could face the same fate.
May 10, 2016
Fast food chains may succeed in entertaining teenagers on platforms like Twitter or Snapchat. But just because a brand makes teens laugh doesn't mean this elusive demographic buy its products.
May 10, 2016
David Padilla is adjusting to life back home in Northeast Philadelphia. After nearly 20 years in prison, he won clemency last year, freeing him from two life sentences for nonviolent drug crimes.
May 10, 2016
Some experts say Trump's talk about women is not about women. It's a message directed at men.
May 10, 2016
Some applauded the president's speech at the historic black university as a break from "respectability politics" that demean African-Americans. Other saw it as more of the same.
May 10, 2016
The Golden State Warriors guard, who has made a habit of launching — and making — shots from well beyond the 3-point line, is the league's Most Valuable Player for the second year in a row.
May 10, 2016
The "patriotic" cans will be available this month through the November election — just in time for a big sports summer and peak beer-selling season.
May 10, 2016
The HIPPY program, based on home visits, teaches parents to be their children's first teachers.
May 10, 2016

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